Title: Senior QA Automation Engineer

Company: Samsung Research America (SRA) 

Lab:  Bixby

Location: Mountain View, CA

Lab Summary:

Samsung is working towards a vision of providing world-class AI services on its industry-leading hardware platforms like the Galaxy phones, and home appliances like the smart refrigerators and TVs, smart washers and dryers, etc.  Real-time AI services on these connected IoT devices will enable users to interact with devices more naturally via spoken dialog, visual interaction, continuous learning, and big data analysis.

Researchers and engineers at Samsung Research America (SRA), located in Mountain View, CA, are working hard towards making the Samsung vision a reality. We are looking for candidates with expertise in AI, large scale data analysis, statistical analysis, deep learning, computer vision, robotics and language understanding to join us. You will work with a team of research scientists and engineers tackling real-world problems involving Samsung’s Artificial Intelligence initiatives. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers and publish at top-tier conferences in data mining, deep learning, computer vision, robotics, and language understanding.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and maintain test automation suites for Bixby voice assistant on multiple devices.
  • You will be responsible for testing devices on different operating systems along with testing services and background products.
  • Create test plans and test cases driven by requirements/specifications.
  • Participate in sprint planning activities, daily stand ups; help ensure comprehensive test coverage by working closely with the product and engineering teams to prioritize testing execution and report on test execution progress and results.
  • Assist release engineering in managing releases.
  • Replace manual test suites with test automation when possible.
  • Work with partner teams to assure smooth project execution.

Background, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or higher degree is preferred.
  • 3+ years of working experience in software quality assurance is preferred.
  • Must have experience with SW testing techniques and approaches; Ownership of test plan development and execution for customer facing applications.
  • Should have good knowledge with generic SQA tools is required (example: JIRA, Wiki, Git, Selenium, TestNG, etc.).
  • Sound knowledge of CI-CD tools like Jenkins is expected.
  • Candidates with coding and API testing will be preferred.
  • Should have good verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in App testing on mobile phone/ tablet/ PCs etc. is preferred.
  • Experience with Voice Assistants preferred.

This job description is designed to cover the main responsibilities and duties of the role but is not designed to be a comprehensive list of all.

Additional Information

Work Hours

Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

Physical Requirements

This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, and reach with hands and arms.

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